Drug-Induced Hair Loss
It’s not all bad news, though. There are ways that you can slow a receding hairline, so sit tight as AskMen gives you a crash course. Welcome to Hair Loss Prevention 101. What causes hair loss? Although hair loss can be blamed on your mom and dad (i.e., genetics) there are other causespreventable onesthat include nutritional deficiency, infection, prescription drugs, chemical hair products, and even emotional stress.
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Focus on: Alopecia
ANY NATURAL REMEDIES? While none have been proven, there is anecdotal evidence to suggest that massaging natural remedies into the scalp, such as aloe vera cream or ylang ylang essential oil (diluted in a carrier oil such as almond or grape seed oil), can have beneficial effects for sufferers. It’s believed that the plant extract aloe vera contains chemicals with the ability to stimulate the immune system and it’s long been recognised for its healing properties. Other natural treatments include acupuncture and stress-relieving massage.
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Recommended Related to Hair Loss Understanding Hair Loss — Treatment Although remedies promising to restore hair to balding heads have been around since ancient times, most men and women with thinning hair can do little to reverse the process.For cosmetic purposes, or after hair loss from surgical or drug treatments, many people turn to wigs, hairpieces, and hair weaving. Some people get tattoos to simulate lost eyebrows and eyelashes. Certain drugs may slow hair loss, and alternative treatments may bolster the health of remaining hair, but no treatment is likely… Read the Understanding Hair Loss — Treatment article > > Many pill and medication guidebooks (sold in bookstores and pharmacies) are also excellent sources of complete information about prescription drugs. If your doctor prescribes any of the following drugs, ask if one that does not have hair loss as a possible side effect can be substituted.
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